Biden’s Comments About Segregationist Senator(s) A Non-Factor

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 26th, 2019

Front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden

On Tuesday November 3rd, 2020 Americans will elect the next president of the United States. Notable twenty-seven (27) elected officials and public figures are making bids for this honorable position. Subsequently 25 Democrats and (2) two Republicans have entered the race and/or have formed a presidential exploratory committee. Continue reading “Biden’s Comments About Segregationist Senator(s) A Non-Factor”

Man Killed In I-75 Shooting ID’d

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 25th, 2019

Rahshann Hose died after a shooting on I-75 Monday, June 24th, 2019

On Tuesday June 25th, 2019 Police have identified 20-year-old Rahshann Hose as the man killed in the shooting on I-75.

According to police report Hose died after a shooting on I-75 Monday, June 24th, 2019. Apparently, the shooting occurred sometime around 10:30 P.M. in the vicinity of I-75 southbound lanes of the interstate near I-74 close to the Northside area. Continue reading “Man Killed In I-75 Shooting ID’d”

Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued For Ohio’s Tornado Impacted Areas

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 21st, 2019

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced federal assistance will be available for those who are affected by the tornadoes that tore through Ohio on Memorial Day. To many this is welcome news.

As reported, approximately 18 tornadoes touched down across Ohio on Memorial Day, thus leaving many homes completely destroyed and neighborhoods virtually and completely demolished. Continue reading “Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued For Ohio’s Tornado Impacted Areas”

Arrest Made In Connection With Winton Hills Double Shooting

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 22nd, 2019

Cincinnati Police arrested 38-year-old Rodney Etter on an open murder warrant

According to police report on Thursday afternoon, June 20th, 2019 in the 700 block of Dutch Colony Drive there was a double shooting.

This is an outrage. Something have to be done to stop gun violence in our communities. Especially in the Black Communities. Too many of our people are being exterminated or annihilated. Continue reading “Arrest Made In Connection With Winton Hills Double Shooting”

Man Shot, Killed At Bus Stop Not The Intended Target

Written By: Ishton W. Morton -June 21st, 2019

Vehicle -No 1

On Friday, June 21st, 2019 according to police report the man shot and killed at a Cincinnati bus stop on his way to work was not the intended target.

Subsequently, 19 years Brandon Phoenix was shot and killed in a broad daylight on June 5th, 2019 in the Cincinnati’s Mt. Airy neighborhood. Continue reading “Man Shot, Killed At Bus Stop Not The Intended Target”

Council Approved $1.2 Million For Streetcar Deficit

Written By: Ishton W. Morton -June 21st, 2019

Cincinnati Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman

On Wednesday June 19th, 2019 Cincinnati City Council approved a $1.2 million for the streetcar budget deficit. Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman called the streetcar’s funding “a farce.”

Let’s define farce. Generally, in , a farce is a theatrical comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable. Moreover, farce is characterized by physical humor, or the use of deliberate absurdity, or ridiculousness, or nonsense, and broadly stylized performances. Continue reading “Council Approved $1.2 Million For Streetcar Deficit”

Allegedly, Ex-gym Teacher Played Movies Before Molestation

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 21st, 2019

25 year old John Austin Hopkins a former Springboro Community City Schools teacher

 On Thursday, June 20th 2019 former Springboro gym teacher 25 years John Austin Hopkins accused of 36 counts of gross sexual imposition against 28 first graders made his first appearance in a Warren County courtroom. Allegedly, ex-gym teacher played movies in class, ask students to sit on lap before molesting them. Continue reading “Allegedly, Ex-gym Teacher Played Movies Before Molestation”

City Identifies Electrical Worker Killed On Job

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 17th, 2019

Cincinnati City Worker died on Monday, June 17th, 2019

Sadness! Sadness! OOOOOHH, What Manner of Sadness?  According to police report a Cincinnati City Worker died on Monday, June 17th, 2019 at approximately 2 P.M. in the 4800 block of Hawaiian Terrace just after an incident involving electrical lines in Hawaiian Terrace.

According to the city manager’s office the worker is identified as Leroy Garrison Jr. an electrical maintenance worker in the Department of Public Services. Continue reading “City Identifies Electrical Worker Killed On Job”

Former Springboro Community City Schools Teacher Indicted On 36-Count Gross Sexual Imposition

Written By: Ishton W. Morton – June 17th, 2019

Warren County Prosecutor Dave Fornshell

On Monday June 17th, 2019 Warren County Prosecutor Dave Fornshell announced a former Springboro physical education teacher faces a 36-count indictment of gross sexual imposition charges.

Reportedly 25 year old John Austin Hopkins a former Springboro Community City Schools teacher was indicted by a Warren County prosecutor on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition. Continue reading “Former Springboro Community City Schools Teacher Indicted On 36-Count Gross Sexual Imposition”

Smitherman Fights For the Decriminalization Of Marijuana

Written by: Ishton W. Morton – June 15th, 2019

Cincinnati Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman

On Wednesday June 12th, 2019 in a 5  to 3 vote City Council voted to decriminalized marijuana up to 100 grams. The ordinance will be effective within 30 days. Needless to say this drew mixed responses from the community.

Accordingly, Council Members Greg Landsman, Jeff Pastor, Chris Seelbach, Smitherman and Wendell Young voted for Smitherman and Pastor’s ordinance. Continue reading “Smitherman Fights For the Decriminalization Of Marijuana”